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Most Recent Articles: November 2010

November 30, 2010

By Two-to-One Margin, Voters Believe U.S. Spends More on Military than Social Security

Mind the Gap: The Role of Gender in Economic Confidence

Rasmussen Employment Index Continues Steady Rise

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Starting a New Business in the Middle of Divorce By Cliff Ennico

10% Now Finished With Holiday Shopping After Black Friday

The Nuclear Threat Is Not a Partisan Issue By Froma Harrop

Voters Still Blame Bush More Than Obama for Poor Economy

You Can Stop Paying for Al Gore's Mistake By Debra J. Saunders

November 29, 2010

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 46%, Democrats 40%

Most Voters Favor Cutting the Federal Payroll

Small Business Confidence Rises for Third Straight Month

Voters Continue to Have Strongly Negative Views of Congress

Most Flyers Okay With Full-Body Scans, Pat Downs

For Tottering States, Bankruptcy Could Be the Answer By Michael Barone

47% Say Health Care Repeal Is Likely, 39% Disagree

November 28, 2010

Most Prefer ‘Merry Christmas’ to ‘Happy Holidays’

Voters Fear Too Much Government 'Help' For Economy

November 27, 2010

Voters Recognize U.S. Military Spending Tops Other Countries

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

November 26, 2010

Voters Say It’s Important Who’s In Congress, Who Runs Congress

For Shoppers, Holidays Are Full of Fun - Or None

Calling A Shamrock A Shamrock By Howard Rich

November 25, 2010

Confessions of a Non-Foodie By Debra J. Saunders

Make Levies, Not War, on the Rich By Froma Harrop

54% Regard Thanksgiving as One of the Most Important Holidays

November 24, 2010

28% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Nearly Half Admit They Will Overindulge This Thanksgiving

Many Voters Want To Help South Korea Militarily But Not With More Troops

Pat Me!: A Commentary By Susan Estrich

Save Our Troops from Futile Death in Afghanistan: A Commentary by Tony Blankley

64% Plan to Shop Online This Holiday Season

November 23, 2010

Favorables Up For Top Congressional Leaders Since Election Day

Most Holiday Shoppers Plan To Spend Less On Gifts This Year

Election 2010 Helped Voters Understand Federal Budget a Bit Better

Many Say Government Now Operating Outside the Constitution

The Hard Work of a Downtown Christmas By Froma Harrop

Repayment Doesn't Make Future Bailouts More Popular

Not TSA Pat-Downs, but Freedom Fondles By Debra J. Saunders

November 22, 2010

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 39%

Americans Are Closely Divided Over Ban On Alcoholic Energy Drinks

Opposition To Auto Bailouts Is Now Below 50%

Some Have Actually Finished Their Holiday Shopping Already

Two-Thirds Favor Cutting Federal Payroll by 10%

Ways to Come to Grips With American's Fiscal Mess By Michael Barone

57% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law

November 21, 2010

Most Say Smokers Should Pay More For Health Insurance

November 20, 2010

27% View U.S. Society As Unfair and Discriminatory

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

November 19, 2010

Budgetwise, Most Prefer A Cutter Over A Spender

47% Say America’s Best Days Are in the Past

Voters Favor Ban on Earmarks, But Not Strongly

On Earmarks By Joe Conason

Confidence In A Home As An Investment Remains Down

November 18, 2010

Economy Remains Top Issue On Voters' Minds

17% Think Government Should Outlaw Smoking

30% of Homeowners Say They Owe More Than Their House Is Worth

Homeowners Still Show Little Confidence In Short-Term Housing Market

EPA to California: Go for It: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

38% Say U.S. Legal System Favors Individual Rights Over National Security

November 17, 2010

26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Voters Give High Court Mixed Marks on Ideology

23% Give Supreme Court a Poor Rating

Voters Hold Little Hope for What New Congress Is Likely To Achieve

A Race Against Time To Balance the Budget By Tony Blankley

“Give Us Gridlock” By Howard Rich

Americans Want a Chance to Vote on Deficit Commission’s Recommendations, Not Congress

November 16, 2010

51% Say It’s Possible to Balance Budget Without Raising Taxes

Americans Don’t Think New Graphic Warnings Will Deter Smokers, But Raising Prices Will

Voters Still Give the Edge to Extending Bush Tax Cuts for All Taxpayers

Voters View a Jeb Bush Presidential Run as a Long Shot

Liberals Have Much to Like in Deficit Plan By Froma Harrop

November 15, 2010

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 45%, Democrats 40% 

Americans Less Certain About Commission’s Plan to Reduce Deficit

63% Say Renewable Energy is A Better Long-Term Investment for America Than Fossil Fuels  

A Majority Now Sees Bush As Somewhere in Between Best and Worst Presidents

58% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law, 37% Oppose Repeal

Bush Had Ups and Downs, but the Surge Counted Most By Michael Barone

November 14, 2010

41% Now Say “Buying American” Is Top Factor When Purchasing a Car

Two Wonks with One Plan About Too Much Debt By Debra J. Saunders 

November 13, 2010

America Wants What America Makes

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

The Unrecorded Moment By Susan Estrich 

November 12, 2010

49% Favor Less Time Between Election Day and the New Congress

Americans Say Free Trade Good for Economy But Costs Jobs

Most Say Major Legislation Likely Early On From New Congress

GOP Freshmen Will Hold Boehner to His Big Promises By Michael Barone

It's "OTB" Time: One-Term Barack By Larry J. Sabato

The World Against Bernanke By Lawrence Kudlow

Just 23% Say Situation in Afghanistan Will Be Better in Six Months

November 11, 2010

54% Think Violent Video Games Lead to More Violence in Society

Obama Gets Better Marks on National Security Than The Economy

Americans Slightly More Confident That Country Is Safe From Terrorism

Most Voters Think Democrats in Congress Will Push Major Legislation in Lame-Duck Session

2010 By the Numbers: A Commentary by Larry J. Sabato

A Note on Health Care Reform: A Commentary By Joe Conason

Cheese Subsidies Are Full of Holes: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

For 49%, Veterans Day Is One of America's Most Important Holidays

November 10, 2010

28% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Americans See Friends and Foes on President’s Asian Itinerary

81% Share a Favorable Opinion of U.S. Military

Most Voters Favor Investigation of Health Care Law’s Potential Impact

Those 10 Pounds By Susan Estrich

From Hawks and Doves to Owls and Vultures in Foreign Policy By Tony Blankley

94% Oppose Text Messaging While Driving

Pelosi's House with No Center By Debra J. Saunders

November 9, 2010

Voters See More Cooperation in D.C. Over the Next Year

Election 2010: A Look At Polling in the Toss-Up States

63% Favor Annual Testing for Older Drivers

Voters Have Mixed Feelings About GOP Plans to Investigate Obama

"GOP Poised to Reap Redistricting Rewards" by Michael Barone

Americans Overwhelmingly See Childhood Obesity As Serious Problem

Obama in Indonesia By Froma Harrop

Most GOP Voters Critical of Republicans in Congress, Like Tea Party

November 8, 2010

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 49%, Democrats 39%

Safer Roads, Cheaper Insurance Predicted If Driving Age Is Raised

Americans Stand Up for Happy Meals

GOP Primary Voters Express Interest in Third-Party Option

46% See Health Care Repeal As Likely, 44% Don't  

Voters Show Confidence in Tuesday's Election Process

November 7, 2010

What’s Up With Nevada?

Optimism About a Bigger Paycheck Is At a New High for the Year

Most Voters Continue To Say No to Higher Taxes, More Government Spending

Nancy Pelosi, Superhero By Susan Estrich

November 6, 2010

Voters Tend To Think Democrats Lost More Than GOP Won

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

Obama: The “Anti-Stimulant” By Howard Rich

The Democrats Did Good By Froma Harrop

November 5, 2010

Most Workers Say Current Company Offers Best Opportunity for Advancement

Most Favor Piece-by-Piece Approach to Health Care Bill

The Tea Party and the Midterms by Joe Conason

Most Voters Are Pessimistic About Obama’s Dealings With the GOP House

The Good News for Democrats Is That They Saw It Coming by Scott Rasmussen

The Public Is Watching by Tony Blankley

45% of Americans Say Daylight Saving Time Not Worth the Hassle

GOP Primary Voters Like Palin Best, With Romney, Huckabee Close Behind

Brown Won -- and Whitman Lost Big By Debra J. Saunders

November 4, 2010

56% Still Consider Israel a U.S. Ally

29% of Americans Say They Never Drink Alcohol

GOP Voters Like Three Candidates Best for 2012

Stopping the Bad Stuff Is a Plus: A Commentary by Lawrence Kudlow

Only 46% of Workers Plan To Use All Their Vacation Time This Year

The Day After: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

Voters Rate Economy, Health Care As Most Important Issues

November 3, 2010

31% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Election 2010: How Did We Do?

Most Voters Think House GOP Likely To Disappoint By 2012

Discover ® U.S. Spending Monitor SM Rises 1.8 Points In October 

Voters Strongly Anticipate Health Care Repeal In the House

Election Night 2010: Most Voters Are Angry and Say No To Health Care Law

43% Say Men, Women Earn Equal Pay, 42% Disagree

Most Voters Like Tea Party, Tax Cuts and Reduced Government Spending

November 2, 2010

18% Think Every Great Idea in U.S. History Needed Government Help

What To Look For On Election Night

Most Prefer Airport Body Scanner to Pat-Down

Obama’s Full-Month Approval Up Slightly From September Low

Just 46% Expect ‘Noticeable Change’ If GOP Wins Congress, 33% Don’t

52% Say Election Is Referendum on Obama’s Agenda

49% Blame Bush for Bad Economy, 44% Blame Obama

Sanity and/or Fear Meet Comedy -- or Not by Debra J. Saunders

From Geek to Geezer by Froma Harrop

November 1, 2010

Numbers of Republicans, Democrats in U.S. Hit Highest Levels in Months

Generic Ballot: Republicans 51%, Democrats 39%

Most Voters Not Confident in Foreign Security Measures, Expect Another Attack

Connecticut Governor: Foley (R) Edges Slightly Ahead of Malloy (D)

58% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law

Obama's Economists Missed What Voters Plainly Saw by Michael Barone  

The Final Nail in the Democrats' Coffin By Lawrence Kudlow

Connecticut Senate: McMahon (R) Still Runs Second to Blumenthal (D)

West Virginia Senate: Manchin (D) Still Slightly Ahead of Raese (R)


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